Jimmy Choo teams up with Hunter wellingtonsThursday, 08 January 2009
Stay glamorous and weather the summer festivals with a pair of Jimmy Choo and Hunter wellington boots. The collaboration sees the classic Hunter natural rubber boot made over with a black crocodile print, gold buckle rivets and leopard print lining. The boots will be available online for GBP200 from June at www.jimmychoo.com with a waiting list opening in May.
Tamara Mellon, Jimmy Choo's president and founder said: "I was inspired by images from the festivals of the hip Brit girls in their wellies. This led to our collaboration with Hunter to produce a sleek interpretation of the British classic."
Speaking to WWD, Hunter Chairman Peter Mullen commented, 'We are delighted to work with Jimmy Choo to create a superbly sophisticated incarnation of our original Wellington boot… the resulting boot has a unique DNA of luxurious practicality.'